USDA Forest Service

Pacific Southwest Research Station

Pacific Southwest
Research Station

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Albany, CA 94710-0011
(510) 883-8830
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Research Natural Areas

Bishop Creek Ponderosa Pine RNA

Bell Meadow RNAThe Bishop Creek Ponderosa Pine RNA is on the Sierra National Forest just SW of Yosemite Valley.

Status: Recommended
Target element: Ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa)

General Technical Report Chapter for this RNA (pdf file)

Bishop Creek Ponderosa Pine Publications and Reports

Talley, S. N. 1979. Vegetation, growth, and structure of a low elevation mixed conifer forest in the central Sierra Nevada, Merced River (Bishop Creek RNA) candidate research natural area, Sierra National Forest, California. Unpublished report on file, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Albany, Calif.